TIMOTHY A. SIMMONS – BIO
Timothy A. Simmons, a native of Jacksonville, Florida is the middle child and only son of Rev. and Mrs. Will H. Simmons. Timothy showed leadership qualities at a young age as a youth leader and Sunday school teacher even at the age of 17. He is a graduate of three of the most prestigious schools in the country, Stanton College Prep, Morehouse College, and George Washington University with a Masters in Educational Leadership and Human Development. Currently, he is obtaining a Certificate in Christian Studies from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
In October 2010, Reverend Simmons preached his initial sermon at Hopewell formerly First Baptist Church of Mandarin, under the leadership of Dr. Gary L. Williams, Senior Pastor. He served in various capacities including ministering to the youth, serving on the G.L. Williams Scholarship Committee, Mandarin to Malawi Missions Team and the Prison Outreach Ministry to name a few.
He has a passion to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ with fervency under the power of the Holy Spirit. He strives to minster to all generations and declares the oracles of God. Minister Simmons makes connections with young people and works diligently to encourage and assist students in receiving a high school diploma. He is currently the Executive Director of High Schools and Alternative Schools in Duval County. He is most proud to be the pastor of St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church on Miracle West 45th Street since June 2017.
By God’s grace Pastor Simmons is married to his high school sweetheart Kimberley White Simmons. This union has produced the triple threat of Imani, Timothy Jr. and Tristan. The Lord continues to do great things in and through this courageous and humble servant.